Balancing Chakras with Colorful Food Choices

Balancing Chakras with Colorful Food Choices

Last week was a tough week. However, much of the fracas with the week could have been spared had we slowed sooner by choice, rather than by necessity. One of the calamities was my coming down with “shingles.” It’s everything that has been said about it.  I chose to go...
Facing Fear With Courage

Facing Fear With Courage

Angst over America’s election – local, as well as state elections – has been fed by fear. There’s been a considerable amount of bullying to get people to join the fear train. This morning I spent time praying and meditating on the future of our...
Meraki: Soul, Creativity, or Love in Any Culture

Meraki: Soul, Creativity, or Love in Any Culture

First published in The Franklin Journal I came across a new word today. Well, new for me. I may try to use it daily, I love it so much. The word is “meraki” [may-rah-kee]. It’s a Greek word, derived from the Turkish “Merak”, for which there is no direct English...
Spirituality in Food and Water Matters

Spirituality in Food and Water Matters

First published in Franklin Journal I just came inside after relishing a dish of blueberries. My preference is to eat them fresh and I’m saddened that this batch is dwindling. Other preferred ways of eating them is baked in a pie, with each serving topped with vanilla...